The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 172 175 191
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 48 39 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.72% 0.33%
As % of the General category 2.26% 1.83% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 16
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Pharmaceutical
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2124 2126 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.96% 39.52% 38.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1646 1731 1648
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region.

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +12 24 £31,750 -14.18% 1
Worcestershire -5 10 £45,500 +59.64% 1
Warwickshire -14 6 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Staffordshire -1 4 £25,000 -21.87% 1
Birmingham -9 3 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 23 (33.33%) SQL
2 20 (28.99%) Windows
3 17 (24.64%) C++
4 16 (23.19%) C#
5 15 (21.74%) Linux
5 15 (21.74%) Project Management
5 15 (21.74%) Degree
6 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.84%) Retail
7 13 (18.84%) Law
7 13 (18.84%) .NET
8 12 (17.39%) ITIL
9 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.49%) PRINCE2
10 10 (14.49%) Oracle
10 10 (14.49%) Unit Testing
10 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (13.04%) TDD
11 9 (13.04%) Finance
11 9 (13.04%) Scrum
12 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
12 8 (11.59%) Project Planning
12 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
12 8 (11.59%) Portfolio Management
13 7 (10.14%) SDLC
13 7 (10.14%) WPF
13 7 (10.14%) Citrix
13 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
13 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
14 6 (8.70%) TickIT

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.45%) SAP EP
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.45%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) LAN
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
1 2 (2.90%) DHCP
1 2 (2.90%) DNS
1 2 (2.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.90%) MS Access
2 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 7
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.45%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.45%) QlikView
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 13 (18.84%) Law
1 13 (18.84%) Retail
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 5 (7.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Software Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Architect
4 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) Qt Software Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Software Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Senior Systems Developer
7 2 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.90%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) .NET
2 7 (10.14%) WPF
3 6 (8.70%) Qt
3 6 (8.70%) OpenCV
3 6 (8.70%) XSLT
4 5 (7.25%) MFC
5 3 (4.35%) HTML
6 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.90%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.45%) CSS
7 1 (1.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Life Science
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.80%) Biotechnology
4 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) PMI
5 2 (2.90%) EPoS
5 2 (2.90%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) IVR
6 1 (1.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.45%) Wiki
6 1 (1.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) UNIX
4 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Project Management
2 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
3 12 (17.39%) ITIL
4 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.49%) PRINCE2
5 10 (14.49%) Unit Testing
6 9 (13.04%) Scrum
6 9 (13.04%) TDD
7 8 (11.59%) Project Planning
7 8 (11.59%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (10.14%) SDLC
9 6 (8.70%) Image Processing
9 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.80%) Migration
11 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.35%) ERP
11 3 (4.35%) IT Governance
11 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
12 2 (2.90%) Resource Management
12 2 (2.90%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) SQL
2 17 (24.64%) C++
3 16 (23.19%) C#
4 6 (8.70%) VB
5 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.35%) COBOL
5 3 (4.35%) VC++
6 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.90%) C
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) VBA
7 1 (1.45%) Java
7 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) GAMP
1 6 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 6 (8.70%) TickIT
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Citrix
2 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.25%) HP
4 4 (5.80%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.45%) Infor
5 1 (1.45%) Epicor
5 1 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car £6,180, Bonus 12%, Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stone, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
First Point
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwickshire
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leamington Spa
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £40,0000 DOE & Skills
Posted: 20 days ago